Andi Poch has been named Senior Vice President, Sales, CBS Local Digital Media, it was announced today by Ezra Kucharz, President, CBS Local Digital Media. In this New York-based role, she will manage and execute the overall digital advertising sales strategy for the division. She will report to Kucharz and work closely with the local digital sales teams for CBS RADIO’s 117 stations and the 29 CBS Television Stations, as well as the entire national sales group. The appointment is effective immediately.
“Andi’s extensive sales background at numerous top media brands is remarkable,” said Kucharz. “Her proven success to implement a creative vision on a digital level, as well as her leadership expertise, will further support and strengthen our division. We are thrilled to have Andi join the CBS Local Digital Media team.”
With more than 30 years of sales experience within the digital, live events, and television industries, Poch comes to CBS Local Digital Media from Townsquare Media, where she was most recently Senior Vice President, Integrated/Digital Sales and Strategy. In this position, she managed various teams on the direct sales, execution and strategy for the national digital and live events groups.
Prior to that, Poch was the Chief Revenue Officer for IconicTV from 2012-2013, where she directed the sales and strategy efforts for a startup representing a roster of YouTube channels, including JAY Z’s Life and Times, and Skrillex, Diplo and A-Trak’s POTATO.
From 2010-2012, she was the Executive Vice President of Sales for Alloy Media & Marketing, where she created and implemented successful marketing and business growth strategies for their various websites and branded entertainment properties, including Smosh, teen.com, and gurl.com.
Poch also held senior sales management roles at a number of companies, including MTV, Madison Square Garden, the WNBA and Buzzmedia. She received her degree in English and journalism from the University of Michigan.
About CBS Local Digital Media
Combining the assets of CBS’s owned television and radio stations, CBS Local Digital Media brings together the most trusted brands in media offering visitors a truly “local” experience. Two dozen major market-specific portals, music and lifestyle websites, apps and local commerce platforms take an active role in reaching more than 65 million unique monthly consumers with extensive coverage of news, traffic, weather, sports and entertainment, as well as CBS Local Offers, Best of Guides and business directories. Live audio and video streams and a library of on-demand content from all CBS local stations are available allowing consumers to experience award-winning original programming whether at home, the office or on the go.
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